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“Stop pondering and start acting. We have had double-digit growth year on year for every year we have worked with Andy.”

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Khalid and Thomas bought Bank View Smile Studios in Blackburn after being associates in Accrington for 10 years. Although they had accumulated around 7,400 hours of undergraduate clinical training each during 5 years at dental school, the sum total of their previous business training was a 1-hour lecture each in their final year. This predominantly […]

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Would you hand your drill to a novice? asks dental mentor

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“It never ceases to amaze me how people just go with the flow,” says dental business coach, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planing. “You want a special business but you just accept what the mind benders put out there.” “If I read a book on dentistry this morning and you asked me some questions […]

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Dental business coach to speak at BACD Conference

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In November, dental business coach Andy McDougall will be leading a session at the BACD Annual Conference entitled Alice in Numbersland: a manager’s guide to delivering better results. The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s 14th annual conference will take place at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel from 9th November and the focus of this year’s […]

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Just one month to dental coach’s BDA leadership course

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Dental business mentor, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning is gearing up for his leadership course on Friday July 7th at the BDA headquarters in London. The course titled ‘Leading the dental team’ is ideal for dental practice owners and dental practice managers. Attendees will be able to gain 6 3/4 hours of verifiable […]

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Dental business coach explains how to make better decisions

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In the third part of this month’s series of blogs on leadership, dental business consultant Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning says there is a direct correlation between where you are personally and professionally right now and the decisions you have made in your life to date. The school you attended, the vocation you […]

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Leaders develop a clear vision, says dental business coach

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This week, dental business consultant Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning, continues his series of blogs about leadership. Andy says leadership begins with a compelling vision. You have to know where you are heading before you can ask other people to follow. And your vision needs to be captivating enough that people will want […]

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Dental coach asks: how important is good leadership?

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For the next few blogs, dental business consultant Andy McDougall of Spot On Business Planning is taking a detailed look at the importance of leadership. As the dental world becomes more competitive and private patients exert their right to choose their dental provider; and as the costs of running a dental practice increase year on […]

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Enjoy a results-driven dental practice with dental coach Andy McDougall

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In our last blog, dental business consultant Andy McDougall of Spot On Business Planning used the analogy of the sat nav to explain the journey to achieving your goals. Here he continues along that journey to explain why becoming a results-driven dental practice is key to your success. The order and sequence of actions have […]

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Dental business consultant announces leadership course in July

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Dental business mentor, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning has announced the dates and details of his next course on leadership at the BDA headquarters in London. The course, ‘Leading the dental team’ will take place on Friday July 7 and is ideal for dental practice owners and dental practice managers. Attendees will be […]

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